Gifts From Above

So many hurting people crave comfort. They crave a sign that they are going to be okay or that their departed loved ones are okay.  (Last week I shared a quote from “God’s Healing in Grief.” The article is “Are They Okay.“) Grieving people crave comfort so much that they may be deceived into believing…

Are They Okay?

“Dear one, if your loved ones were believers in Jesus Christ, if they were Christians, Jesus knows them and He gave them eternal life. No one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand. They are okay; you have no need to worry or be concerned about them. They are in the presence…

Our Standing Before God

A sweet friend reminded me tonight… Our loved ones who died…No matter the cause of their death. Whether natural, accident, murder, or suicide. No matter their age. Whether young or old…They have the same standing before God – they are in His presence living eternally – if they believed.  “For it is by grace you…

Narnia 

Early in May, I had a positive pregnancy test at the Crisis Pregnancy Center where I volunteered. A week later my OB-GYN confirmed that I was pregnant with baby number five.  I felt great! No problems.  Until I started bleeding.  At ten weeks they could not find a heartbeat. The doctor did a four ultrasounds…

He Soars

For us who have lost a child, this has a whole different meaning. No, our children did not choose to leave us. They were not “comfortable enough to leave us”, but they are gone.  Even those who died at their own hand; they were not choosing to leave us but to leave the pain from which…